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Muḥammad Gurɗo b. ʿUmar b. al-Khalīl
(62 words)

Biography

His father ʿUmar Bakatara was the 10th Emir of Gwandu (reg. 1888-97).

Works

1. Taʿlīm al-rāḍī min al-ikhwān khuṣūṣan thunyan Gulumbe Khaḍir.

A book of natural history, with poetry, ḥadīth, ḥikam, etc., and names of birds and animals glossed in the text in Fulfulde and Hausa. It is dated 1352/1933-4.

MSS: Kaduna (NA), A/AR4/17, A/AR5/22.

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“Muḥammad Gurɗo b. ʿUmar b. al-Khalīl”, in: Arabic Literature of Africa Online, General Editor John O. Hunwick, R.S. O’Fahey. Consulted online on 20 March 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2405-4453_alao_COM_ALA_20005_3_3>
First published online: 2016



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